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Assistant Vice President Partner Funding

Job ID: 3932
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Capital Finance Management
Date Posted: Mar 25, 2024

Description

 

This position is eligible for telework, which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.

 

JOB TITLE:

Assistant Vice President, Partner Funding

AGENCY:

Construction & Development

DEPT/DIV:

Development/Capital Finance Management

REPORTS TO:

Vice President, Capital Finance Management

WORK LOCATION:

2 Broadway

HOURS OF WORK:

9:00 AM to 5:30 PM or as required (7.5HR/ DAY)

HAY POINTS:

1192

SALARY RANGE:

$140,106 to $183,890

DEADLINE:

Open Until Filled

 

Summary

 

MTA Construction & Development (C&D) is hiring an Assistant Vice President (AVP), Partner Funding, to lead the implementation of processes required under the Federal Transit Authority (FTA)’s Capital Investment Grant (CIG) Program, as well as other discretionary grant programs as needed. This position reports to the Vice President, Capital Finance Management.

 

The AVP will work closely and collaboratively with C&D senior leadership, project teams, MTA Headquarters (Capital Funding, Federal Policy), MTA operating agencies, and other internal and external stakeholders, serving as primary C&D contact for projects being funded through the CIG program. They will serve as C&D’s subject matter expert on all aspects of FTA’s CIG program and are tasked with providing strategic guidance throughout the CIG program cycle, coordinating the preparation and submission of all required documents through each CIG stage all the way through closeout, monitoring project progress and working closely with all internal and external stakeholders on grant compliance.

 

Responsibilities

Coordinate the preparation and submission of all required documents through each CIG stage all the way through closeout; manage consultants as needed.

 

Oversee CIG projects through NEPA and real estate processes.

 

Monitor project progress for executed CIG grants, troubleshoot issues, and escalate potential challenges for quick resolution.

 

Work closely with all internal and external stakeholders on grant compliance (e.g., real estate, procurement, public information, environmental, etc.).

 

Serve as the MTA point of contact with FTA staff, escalate potential issues, and keep FTA staff, as well as all MTA stakeholders, informed as appropriate.

 

Be aware of current regulations and laws related to the CIG program and coordinate, prepare, and submit MTA feedback to the FTA on proposed procedures and program revisions.

 

Serve as an MTA policy expert on the CIG program, represent the MTA on the CIG program at industry events, and advocate for MTA positions as appropriate.

 

Support the Vice President of Capital Finance Management in vetting and selecting projects to pursue discretionary grants for, as well as reviewing discretionary grant applications prior to submission, as needed.

 

Education and Experience

 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in business, architecture/engineering, accounting, finance, public administration or public policy, city or urban planning, transportation, or a related field required.

 

Master's degree from an accredited college in business, architecture/engineering, accounting, finance, public administration or public policy, city or urban planning, transportation, or a related field preferred.

 

Must have a minimum of fourteen (14) years of related experience.

 

Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of work experience at a senior management level.

 

Must have analytical capabilities and quantitative skills.

 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Excellent organizational and presentation skills.

 

Ability to work with all internal levels within a given organization.

 

Ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively.

 

Ability to communicate effectively with key internal and/or external stakeholders.

 

Ability to complete short- and long-term projects effectively and as efficiently as possible.

 

 

 

Other Information

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).

 

Selection Criteria

 

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.

 

How to Apply

MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link. Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

 

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

 

 

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